McMaster University

McMaster University

Nursing at McMaster

Dean's Welcome

From Dr. Carolyn Byrne:

Carolyn Byrne

As you browse through this website, you will soon see that the School of Nursing at McMaster University is a dynamic, innovative and exciting place to learn and work.  As the Associate Dean, Health Sciences and Director of the School of Nursing, I am proud to lead this amazing school.  The website will give you an overview of all aspects of our school. 

First however, I would like to mention the faculty and staff that drive this world renowned school. These are bright and energetic individuals who collectively are all focused on an outstanding student experience, excellence in innovation and placing nursing in the centre of healthcare.

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About Us

Our Vision, Our Values, Our Objectives …

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Distinguished service award goes to Dr. Janet Landeen

Feb. 12, 2016 – Dr. Janet Landeen of McMaster University’s School of Nursing has earned the Ethel Johns Award from CASN. The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing bestows the award annually for “distinguished service to nursing education in Canada”.  She attended the award ceremony in Ottawa on Nov. 16, 2015.

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Depression is common among seniors with chronic health problems

Feb. 11, 2016 – Researchers in the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit (ACHRU), part of the School of Nursing at McMaster University, received a $1 million IMPACT award for Home and Community Care to develop and evaluate a new hospital-to-home transitional care intervention for older adults with chronic health problems and depression. The study will be led by Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid and Dr. Carrie McAiney ...

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Students: Nominate someone for your student society executive!

Feb. 9, 2016 -- Do you want to play an active role in the McMaster University Nursing Students Society next year? Here is your chance to apply for or nominate someone else for the core roles on the MUNSS executive board for 2016-17. Positions include Vice President, Executive Assistant, Finance Chair, etc. The Nomination period opens Tuesday February 9th, 2016 at 12:01am and will end on Monday February 15th, 2016 at 11:59pm. For more information, check the MUNSS website announcement.


Nursing professor wins top award for journal article

Feb. 2, 2016 -- Please join us in congratulating Andrea Baumann, along with Patricia Norman, Dina Idriss-Wheeler, Paul Rizk and Kaiyan Fu, on the winning the International Award for Excellence for Volume 5 of The International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society. This was awarded for the article entitled, "Employees Participating in Change (EPIC): An Empowerment Approach to Improving Staff Health, Safety and Wellness" …

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